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Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers, 2009

This report gives a comprehensive and up-to-date review of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers. Recent years have seen significant advances in this field. Whilst considerable effort has focused on Aβ and tau related markers, a substantial number of other ...

Your guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias

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Screening for memory disorders, dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Dementia and its most common cause, Alzheimer’s disease, affect memory and occur predominantly in the elderly. Dementia has become increasingly prevalent in the world as health has improved and life expectancy has increased. However, the fields of clinica ...

Anxiety Management Group

This is a six week course about anxiety management. This package has been devised to attempt to address the needs of people suffering from anxiety. The aim of the course is to provide and facilitate a therapeutic group experience, involving education and ...

Guidelines for the management of depression and anxiety disorders in primary care.

High risk groups for depression and anxiety disorders include those with co-occuring alcohol or other drug misuse. Health Service Executive, Irish College of General Practitioners Dementia High risk groups for depression and anxiety disorders include thos ...

Delirium: draft full guideline for consultation

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CARDI Research Brief: Medication use in patients with dementia at the end of life

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Reframing Dementia Report

The European Foundations’ Initiative on Dementia (EFID) held a workshop entitled 'Reframing Dementia' on 21 June at the Crown Plaza, Dundalk. This half-day workshop, hosted by CARDI, focussed on how to develop and promote new perspectives on com ...

Guidance on starting end of life care conversations with people affected by dementia

Dementia UK, as a member of the Dying Matters coalition, contributed to a new leaflet that discusses how to begin conversations around end of life care for people with dementia. Aimed at GPs and families who have recently received a dementia diagnosis, th ...

Promoting young people's social and emotional wellbeing in secondary education.

This guidance is for all those who have a responsibility for the social and emotional wellbeing of young people in secondary education. This includes teachers, support staff, governors and professionals with public health as part of their remit working in ...

National Strategies to Address Dementia: Alzheimer Australia

National Strategies to Address Dementia This 12-page Australian paper provides an overview of a range of approaches that a selection of countries have taken to address dementia Alzheimer's Australia Dementia National Strategies to Address Dementia Th ...

Building Evidence for Dementia Prevention

As was the case in 2010 when the National Institutes of Health issued a consensus statement on the prevention of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, there remains a lack of firm evidence for dementia prevention. Because of the difficulties in studying this p ...

The meaning of dependence and independence of older people with a disability in Ireland

The paper presents the findings of a research study carried out in Ireland in 2006 (Murphy et al., 2007) which explored the meaning of dependence and independence for older people with a disability. The research adopted a grounded theory approach; purposi ...

Living with a Disability; Older People's Accounts of Their Reality

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Substance use behaviours of young people with a moderate learning disability: a longitudinal analysis.

Substance use behaviors of young people attending a special school are reported over a 4-year period from the age of 12-16 years. The article investigated these behaviors by surveying a cohort of young people with a statement for moderate learning disabil ...

Dementia Care Services UK Market Briefing 2009

This brand new market briefing adds to the growing national debate on the future of dementia care services, making use of a unique and extensive L&B survey (2008) of over 6,000 care homes in the UK which provide care for people with dementia. It build ...

Mental health of children and young people in Great Britain, 2004

This report first describes the prevalence of mental disorders among 5- to 16-year olds in 2004 and notes any changes since the previous survey in 1999. It then provides profiles of children in each of the main disorder categories (emotional, conduct, hyp ...

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR.

Since the "DSM-IV(R)" was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This "Text Revision" incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental di ...

ADHD and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

This multi-author book will discuss the history and clinical presentation of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD) i.e Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND). These developmental neuropsychiatric disorders re ...

Psychosocial interventions for people with both severe mental illness and substance misuse.

Objective: To assess the effects of psychosocial interventions for reduction in substance use in people with a serious mental illness compared with standard care. Conclusion: We included 32 RCTs and found no compelling evidence to support any one psychoso ...

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